Steve Jobs and Phil Schiller were undoubtedly the #1 comedy duo in tech. When Phil came on stage you knew they’d be a demo with a few funny jiffs. I’m not sure if Phil Schiller is a joker in real life, but his acting looked pretty natural.
Steve Jobs announced the first ever Apple flat screen display and pitted the G3 PowerPC to the poor Pentium II.
02:36. TV ads
12:30. QuickTime demo with Phil Schiller – 1st time ever on stage with Steve!
22:24. Apple Studio Display introduction
26:13. Power PC G3 vs. Intel Pentium II
Location: New York
Date: March 17, 1998
Steve was 43 years old.
Defining keynote where Steve Jobs introduced one of Apple’s most iconic and beloved product, the iMac. The cute transparant computer took the industry and consumers by storm and can be credited of changing an industry known for it’s boring and ugly designs. It’s also the first product of the “new” Apple era envisioned by Steve Jobs. Read More
In this rather soporific event, Steve Jobs and Apple’s management introduced Xserve, Apple’s attempt to enter the entreprise market. The move was a rather strange since at the time, Apple was totally consumer focussed. It released iconic products like the iMac, clamshell iBook and iPod and had very little to do with the Fortune 500 companies.